Firearms an armed man took hostages in the Department of “Moscow credit Bank” (ICB) in the East of Moscow. Life reported, citing a source in law enforcement bodies.
About the capture in hostages of employees of IBC also reports TASS with reference to its source.
According to “Interfax”, about 20:40 the man entered the Bank branch on the street Pervomayskaya and demanded to give him money. The staff managed to press a “panic button”, after which the man barricaded himself with them in the office. According to “Interfax”, in the Bank can be up to five people.
According to Life, we are talking about the IBC Bank branch located at Pervomayskaya street, 5. According to the source, hostages men two officers of financial institutions and four of the client. It is reported that a man requires to give him the money and refuses to let go.
In a press-service of the Moscow police Department said RBC that the Agency has not yet received information about the hostage-taking.
The interlocutor of RBC in law enforcement bodies has told that on a place of incident left the police. The source did not exclude that the police take by assault a Bank branch. Traffic on Pervomayskaya street blocked on the spot are special forces soldiers, said the interlocutor of RBC in law enforcement.
The representative of the ICD while the RBC could not confirm the fact of capture of hostages.